Etihad Cargo announces Emirati appointments to further enhance UAE home market
May 3, 2019: Etihad Cargo has decided to further enhance both its Global Customer programme as well as its UAE home market as it announces several Emirati appointments within its commercial division.
Bader Ahmed Al Ali, who served mostly recently as manager Government key accounts and charters at Etihad Cargo, has now been appointed as senior manager Commercial for the UAE home market. Bader will look after UAE key customer accounts, UAE Government key accounts, Dubai and Northern Emirates sales, Abu Dhabi sales, imports and Etihad Cargo counter sales at the Abu Dhabi Cargo Terminal, as well as specialised product sales in the UAE including perishables, live animals and luxury vehicles. He will oversee a talented group of Emiratis also taking up new roles within the UAE Commercial team, with Raya Mohamed Ibrahim (UAE Key Accounts), Hessa Al Shehhi (Government Key Accounts) and Aref Al Mulla (Dubai & Northern Emirates Sales) appointed to lead these key areas to help Etihad Cargo better serve its home market. He joined Etihad Cargo in 2010 having previously spent several years in the financial services sector in Abu Dhabi.
Etihad Cargo is also revamping its Global Customer programme and Cargo Loyalty scheme, with Haleema Al Hosani appointed as senior manager to lead these two key commercial programmes. Haleema has been with the Etihad Aviation Group for over two years serving within the Government & International Affairs division. Prior to this, she held several posts with the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, the Abu Dhabi Aviation Sector Development Committee and the International Civil Aviation Organization Air Transport Regulatory Panel.
Abdulla Mohamed Shadid, managing director Cargo and Logistics Services at Etihad Aviation Group said: “The renewed UAE Commercial organization will play a key role in fostering closer working relationships with the local forwarder community as well as the key global forwarders with a UAE presence, and providing a seamless and more efficient commercial approach for the local perishables traders such as flowers and meat importers, as well as key Government-affiliated industrial and services institutions.
In the coming weeks, Etihad Cargo will also be announcing further enhancements and updates to its Global Customer and Loyalty programmes led by Haleema.